We’re looking for a Production and Technical Officer

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is seeking a full-time Production and Technical Officer to join our small, dedicated team in Fremantle. The successful applicant will be highly motivated and organised, have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and will be able to manage their time effectively.


Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is Australia’s champion of puppetry.

We present four seasons a year at our home theatre in Fremantle, nurture the art form through our School of Puppetry and Emergent training program – FirstHand, perform in Festivals, corporate and community events and tour extensively through regional Western Australia and the world.

We believe that our audiences deserve meaningful and exciting theatre experiences that respect their intelligence and emotional growth.

While our focus is on young people, we create work with the awareness that puppetry is not the exclusive zone of children but that it is an art form that can challenge, excite and entertain audiences of all ages.


The successful applicant should possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Production operation – lighting and sound (computer system)
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Tour management
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Stage Management experience
  • Computer skills
  • Drivers License


To apply send a cover letter and a current CV with a minimum of two referees to ad@sppt.asn.au by the closing date.

The cover letter should address the Essential Criteria as listed above.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 7 April 2017.

Preferred starting date for the position is April 2017.


For more information contact:

Philip Mitchell
Artistic Director
08 9335 5044 |ad@sppt.asn.au